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Camille Belmin


Migration and Sustainable Development Research Group

Population and Just Societies Program


Camille Belmin (she/her) is a researcher in the Migration and Sustainable Development Research Group of the IIASA Population and Just Societies (POPJUS) Program. She specializes in sustainability, wellbeing, and gender issues using mostly quantitative methods. At IIASA, she works on quantifying decent living standards worldwide and on sustainability transitions in Europe. She is currently completing her PhD in Sociology at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, where she studied the links between the energy transition in low-income countries, the fertility transition, and women's empowerment. During her PhD, she worked at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in the Future Lab Social Metabolism and Impacts, where she is still a guest scientist. Since 2021, she is also the chief technology officer at the climate tech startup SoGreen, which aims to leverage climate finance into girls’ education programs.

In addition to research activities, Belmin also focuses on the connections between science and art. She is involved in the master’s program Art & Science at the University of Applied Arts Vienna. In 2023, she produced and participated in several exhibitions, both in Vienna and Berlin. She also co-organizes workshops aiming to foster interactions and collaborations between scientists and artists together with the association Science meets Art.

In 2021, she participated in the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) as part of both the Energy, Climate, and Environment and POPJUS programs, and received an honorable mention for her research at the YSSP Awards. She holds a master’s degree in environmental economics from Universite Paris-Saclay in France.

Last update: 20 JUL 2023